The Lima Orchid re-appears after 50 years

Once thought extinct, the Lima Orchid re-appears after half a century

By Hillary Ojeda

The Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation includes the (not extinct) flower in its most recent flora guide of Lima.

Once thought extinct, the Lima Orchid re-appears after half a century

The Lima Orchid was rediscovered in Cañete. (Photo: El Comercio/Serfor)

The Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, in collaboration with the National Forest and Wildlife Service (SERFOR), presented the Flora Guide of Lomas de Lima, where in readers can find the rediscovery of the Lima orchid. Read more.